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Re: [PATCH] fix stuck MD5 compile on VAX

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Jarkko Hietaniemi
June 8, 2002 21:06
Re: [PATCH] fix stuck MD5 compile on VAX
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On Sat, Jun 08, 2002 at 11:01:11PM -0500, Craig A. Berry wrote:
> The patch here modifies an existing hack to turn off compiler 
> optimizations when building this extension with DEC/Compaq C on 
> OpenVMS VAX.  Previously, compiler versions later than 5.3 were 
> allowed to attempt an optimized compile, but a recent report of an 
> endlessly looping build with Compaq C 6.4 suggests the compiler bug 
> that prevents the optimization from converging is still (or again) 
> present.  The compile has always worked fine on Alpha.

Thanks, applied.

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